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Manage EMQX Clusters

EMQX Clusters

In ECP, clusters refer to the EMQX clusters deployed on cloud servers, which serve as high-performance message broker for IoT devices. Built on the MQTT protocol, EMQX offers a lightweight, reliable, and scalable solution for communication between IoT devices. It excels in real-time, high availability, and easy implementation. For a comprehensive understanding of EMQX, please refer to the detailed documentation available on EMQX Enterprise.

With ECP's cluster management features, users can efficiently managing multiple existing clusters, and perform various tasks like adjusting connections, transferring ownership, and deletion. The platform's user-friendly interface offers cluster information overview and monitor, alarm and log access for improved visibility.

Access Cluster Workspace

After logging in, you can find the Workspace option in the ribbon area. Click on it to navigate to the Workspace - Data Integration - Data Access page. This page provides an overview of the EMQX clusters managed by ECP.


System admin, organization admin, project admin, and regular users all can access this page.

For the permission of each role, see Permissions and Roles.


System admin, organization admin, and project admin can add an existing cluster to be managed by ECP. For details on how to add clusters, see Add Clusters.

After clusters are added, they will appear in the Data Access panel, you can choose to view them in cards (default) or as lists. For a detailed explanation of these cluster details, see View EMQX Cluster Details.

Functional Differences across Cluster Versions

The management functionalities for different EMQX clusters vary across cluster versions.

FunctionECP v4 clusterECP v5 cluster
Update Connection Limit✅ *
Cluster Log
Cluster Monitor
Cluster Alarm
Cluster Transfer

* Update Connection Limit feature applies to EMQX v5.7.0 and above.